THE COLLECTION OF MELINDA AND PAUL SULLIVAN
A LARGE IRISH SILVER SALVER, MAKER'S MARK JL SCRIPT, PROBABLY FOR JOHN LOCKER, DUBLIN, 1777
gadroon rim decorated with shells, the surface engraved with contemporary arms in ribbon-tied shield, on four claw-and-ball feet
88 oz 10 dwt
diameter 19 in.
Lacquered, small dent to arms and scratches to surface.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
S.J. Shrubsole, New York, 1995
The arms those of Carroll of Ashford impaling Irvine for George Carroll of Great Denmark Street, Dublin, J.P., High Sheriff, co. Wicklow 1772, and his wife Jane Irving, whom he married in 1769. She died in 1801 and he in 1816. The family later occupied Munduff, co. Wicklow.